Yaya Huang

Freelance Package Designer & Painter

Location:Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 Skills
Professional Summary

Fashion design graduate who offers creative skills and abilities, initiative, flexibility and capability to work under pressure, seeks a position in the fashion industry that will, in return, offer professional growth.


Language English (spoken and written), French (spoken and written), Mandarin and Taiwanese.
Creative Sewing, graphite drawings, oil/acrylic/watercolor painting, website designing, photography, 3D sculpting, jewelry designing, and much more.
Computer Softwares Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, PAD System, Opticut Auto-Marker
Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Dreamweaver
- Leadership
- Eye for details
- Communication and team work
- Organizational and management
- Techpack compilation
- Trend Analysis and Research
- Development and realization of collections

Working Experience

July 2010 – present DSA Apparel Inc. – Lola Jeans
• Responsible for Trend, Fabric and Style research for each collection
• Prepare collections, color and fabric boards
• Prepare Tech Packs
• Do fit adjustments

May 2010 TLW Group Inc.
Assistant Designer
• Assist head designer in design and fabric choices
• Prepare collection, color and fabric boards
• Prepare Tech Packs
• Do fit adjustments

2006 – 2010 Mexx + Mexx Kids (2006-2009)– Carrefour Laval
3rd Key (as of July 2009)
• Help customers with stylish selection of garments
• Be aware of current trends that may interest customers
• Be well informed of garment characteristics and features
• Train sales representatives on product knowledge and support store managers in daily tasks.

2005 – 2006 Jugo Juice – Montreal Trust
Floor manager
• Customer service and satisfaction
• Management of other working employees

2004 – 2006 McDonald’s – Ste-Dorothee

2008 – 2010 Fashion Design Lasalle College

2006 -2008 Creative arts - Visual Arts Dawson College

- College studies diploma (D.E.C)
- Honor Student for 4 consecutive semesters

2004 – 2006 École Secondaire Dorval-JeanXXIII (Secondary 4 and 5)

- High School Diploma (D.E.S)
- International High School Studies Diploma (D.E.S.I)

2001 – 2004 Columbus North High School (United-States) (Secondary 3)
École d’Éducation Internationale de Laval (Secondary 3)
École Secondaire St-Martin (Secondary 2)
École Secondaire Dorval-JeanXXIII (Secondary 1)

Accomplishments - Social involvement

Summer 2008 Volunteer overseas in Taiwan as an English teacher for the A.I.D. program (Assisting Individuals with Disadvantages) for 4 weeks.

2008 Website Designer for CUPA (Concordia Undergraduate Psychology Association) and Premier Homestay.

2007 - 2008 Reporter for the Dawson school weekly newspaper, The Plant. Unanimously selected to be Arts Editor through class election for the winter 2008 semester

March 2005 and 2006 Involvement with the annual intercultural show at school

April 2005 Participation as violinist for the school band during musical tour in Italy.

2004 Participation in the school Art Club. Created glass mosaic paintings for the school permanently on display.

2003 – 2004 Participation in the West Island Youth Symphonic Orchestra as violinist

Interests and Hobbies

- Designing and making clothes and jewelry
- Reading fashion magazines
- Travel (Italy music tour 2005, Taiwan 2008, Paris/Geneve/Marseilles 2009, NYC 2006-2010, etc.)
- Painting, drawing, sketching, taking pictures, and other art related activities
- Yoga, biking, jogging, hiking and dance
Skills (2) Rating
Package Design